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The International Paris Air Show

Leader CNC Technologies are pleased to announce that Gruppo Parpas will be exhibiting at this years’ exhibition later this month. The International Paris Air Show has been running since 1909 and, having constantly grown since then, remains the largest aerospace event in the world. This is the perfect place for every company to meet up with key players within the aerospace industry and gain fresh commercial opportunities.Exhibiting at the International Paris Air Show means, very simply, participating in this most prestigious event and promoting your company as a major supplier to the aerospace industry and all its quality manufacturers and international users.
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FAT Haco Ship the FTM 1000 x 7500 to Australia!

A 7.5 metre between centres model of the FTM 1000 modern slant-bed lathe has been designed and manufactured for an Australian customer, the machine being equipped with a high power milling head, an integrated tool magazine with auto tool changer, a large spindle bore of Ø360mm, a sub-spindle and many other features for high efficiency and productivity. Designed for a specific application, the lathe has the capacity to machine complex components up to 7500mm in length and up to Ø1000mm in diameter.
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Gruppo Parpas to Attend Moulding Expo

This May, one of our main principals,Gruppo Parpas, has announced their presence at the Moulding Expo in Stuggart, Germany. The exhibition location has been chosen due to the regions expertise in automation and the large number of mechanical engineering industries in that area. This international trade exhibition aims at tool, pattern and mould making and is held every two years.
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The Railtex Exhibition

This year we have heard of many excellent exhibitions from around the world that introduce new technology to manufacturing industries. To promote today’s thriving rail industry in the UK, Railtex took place this May at the NEC. This was the largest rail exhibition in the UK for over 20 years and helped to provide unique networking opportunities over the three days.
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Kitamura Exhibit in South Africa

During this week and to promote their global presence, Kitamura are exhibiting at Machine Tools Africain Johannesburg, South Africa. Machine Tools Africa is set to be the biggest trade exhibition of its kind in Africa, attracting visitors from many adjoining countries.
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FAT Haco’s Open House in Switzerland

This coming May, in Switzerland, FAT Haco’s Dealer Argonag, will be holding an open house at its’ premises in Affoltern.
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Gruppo Parpas attend the CIMT Exhibition in China!

This week, Gruppo Parpas, one of Leader CNC’s main principals, will be attending the CIMT exhibition (China International Machine Tool Show). The exhibition was first launched in 1989 and, as well as being one of the most influential machine trade shows in China, is now recognised as one of the four largest international machine tool shows in the world. The show will be on from April 17th to 22nd and is expected to have an attendance of up to 90,000 visitors.
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Toshiba Machine Group Solution Fair 2017

This May, Toshiba Machine will hold its annual Machine Group Solution Fair which will be held in 8 Halls at their factories between 18th through to 20th May. The Fair will highlight new and outstanding technology such as 3-D printer technology applied to machine tools, robotics, advanced automation, artificial intelligence and will also hold various seminars to outline what the future holds for advanced manufacturing.
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Gruppo Parpas Exhibit at MTA in Singapore

This week Gruppo Parpas have announced their presence at this year’s MTA (Manufacturing Technology Asia) exhibition in Singapore. The exhibition is aimed at delivering advanced technologies for high quality markets such as medical, aerospace, oil & gas and energy sectors. With over 12,500 visitors expected on the first day and over 4,000 exhibitors showing the latest technology within a 15,000sqm of exhibition area, it’s a place to be this spring.
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FAT Haco’s Dealer Day in Wroclaw

FAT, part of the Haco Group, is well established in its’ production of CNC lathes and special purpose machine tools. Founded over 100 years ago and with its own foundry, comprehensive machine shop and sheet metal/paint sections, FAT produces flat-bed and slant-bed lathes from small servo controlled teaching lathes to heavy duty 4 –shear models for parts up to 100 tons in weight.
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Kitamura - Even More Performance and Reliability Offered!

Earlier this month, Leader CNC attended the annual seminar where all Kitamura European Dealers come together and get the latest updates about new features and models from the Japanese Team led by their President, Dr.Aki Kitamura. Kitamura specialise in producing only machining centres and offer a wide range of high performance vertical, horizontal and 5-axis machine tools, with great emphasis placed on their ability in designing and manufacturing high quality machine tools with absolute accuracy, rigidity, performance and reliability.
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Coming Soon the Toshiba TUE-200(S) Vertical Boring Centre

This March, the Toshiba TUE-200(S) vertical boring centre from Japan will arrive at our Nuneaton headquarters and we will be able to demonstrate its superb quality, accuracy and high quality turning capability. For efficient machining, the rigid table is constructed of ample strength and size. It is supported on a combination of a large-diameter thrust ball-bearing to carry the load and a tapered roller bearing to guarantee radial accuracy. The maximum table speed is 240 rpm and the TUE has a maximum load capacity of 15 tons.
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Gruppo Parpas’ Diamond & Diamond Linear 30

Gruppo Parpas are known for their superb machinery, especially within market sectors such as aerospace, automotive and others demanding reliability, precision and high productivity. This March we are pleased to announce that the Diamond and Diamond Linear 30 are available on short delivery!
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FFG DMC Offer a Wide Range of Machine Tools for 2017

Since its foundation in 1944, DMC has contributed to the growth and improvement in diverse engineering industries by its innovation and manufacture of machine tools and automation plant. From its support as an original OEM maker of machine tools and equipment, DMC has developed into a leading company specialising in the manufacture of CNC horizontal and vertical lathes as well as a range of other standard and special machine tools. DMC is now part of the FFG Group.
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Leader CNC Technologies to Exhibit at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics

This March, in Farnborough, the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics will take place and thousands are expected to attend. The show will demonstrate the latest technology available from CNC machine tools to robotics. The show has had many successful years and is getting bigger and bigger each year, with many more visitors interested in what’s on offer.
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2017: A Year of Growth for the Haco Group

In order to expand the companies’ capability in offering a wider range of special purpose machine tools and turnkey solutions, Haco Group has acquired DTI (Design Technologies International) to complement the FAT range of CNC lathes.
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The Unika Offers Even More For The Aerospace Sector!

Gruppo Parpas is an Italian machine tool manufacturer, best known for providing high precision and quality machine tools into critical market sectors. Its’ wide range of machine tools includes gantry mills, five axis machining centres and floor boring machines, offering a diverse selection of machine tools to aerospace, automotive, power generation, oil & gas and die & mould industries.
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The Mycenter-2XD SP “Spark Changer” from Kitamura

The Kitamura Mycenter-2XD SP is the latest vertical machining centre from Kitamura, offering numerous features for both high speed and heavy duty machining. This latest VMC increases spindle up-time availability using a high-speed 2 station automatic pallet changer which allows loading and unloading of workpieces when the VMC is in production – manual and automatic fixtures can be accommodated.
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FAT HACO Lathes Help The Mining Industry!

The Weir Group is one of the biggest engineering groups in the world, having expertise and engineering solutions for oil & gas, power, minerals and other industrial markets. Their mission is to be the partner of choice to worldwide customers and in extending the Group activities in its chosen markets. The group employs 14,000 people and operates in more than 70 countries, 400 of which can be found in Weir Minerals in Venlo, Netherlands.
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New Horizontal Machining Centre from Toshiba

This year Toshiba Machine have released three models of the BM horizontal machining centre, developed and based round carefully calculated and re-designed solid cast iron structures made in Toshibas’ own in-house foundry, and integrating the latest machine tool technology with their powerful Tosnuc PX200 CNC control system.
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Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year

With this year almost coming to an end, 2016 has been a great year for Leader CNC Technologies with many machine tools installed at prestigious companies and giving the company a great start to 2017. The number of employees has continued to grow, with more additions already in hand for early in the New Year.
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Introducing The Xrosscut by Kitamura!

At least three times faster than a more conventional machine tool in the mould making industry, Kitamura claims its new 4-axis XrossCut machining centre can be simply operated by a machinist with very little or no CNC machining experience. Offering this tantalising combination of flexibility, productivity and ease of use, the new XrossCut is now available in the UK from Leader CNC Technologies.
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FAT Haco attending PRODEX this November!

This November FAT Haco will be exhibiting at PRODEX in Messe Basel, Switzerland, which will be held for four days from Tuesday 15th to Friday 18th November. The show will include a selection of machine tools, precision tooling, engineering services and computer technology.
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Toshiba Machine and Kitamura at This Year’s Jimtof!

The JIMTOF machine tool exhibition will be held in Tokyo-Japan from the 17th November to the 22nd November this year. The six days will show and highlight 82,600m² of machine tools, machine tool accessories and various other technologies. As past records indicate, the show will help contribute the growth of the industry, promote trade throughout the world and also attract many visitors from all over, including the UK.
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Gruppo Parpas Exhibiting at BI-MU in October!

This October the BI-MU show with be held in Milan, the exhibition will show various machine tools and with over 1,000 companies already confirmed in attendance, its defiantly a place to be this October. Leader CNC is happy to announce that Milan will experience an impressive range of machine tools from one of our principals, Gruppo Parpas.
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Visit Us At Northern Manufacturing & Electronics 2016!

We are only a few days away from this year’s Northern Manufacturing and Electronics exhibition and Leader CNC will be attending. The show will be held in Manchester on the 28th – 29th September.
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IMTS & AMB STUTTGART THIS SEPTEMBER!

We are only weeks away from this year’s IMTS and AMB shows, both being held in the same week but in different parts of the world.
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New addition to the range of Kitamura 5-axis production centres!

To supplement the existing range of well-established high productivity machines, Kitamura Machinery has launched the Mycenter Supercell-300G. This multi-pallet machine is aimed at the unmanned machining of small, high volume components in a single set-up, eliminating work-in-progress, high inventory and constant supervision.
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Open House This September!

To show a great selection of machine tools on offer from Leader CNC Technologies, there will be an Open House held at our Nuneaton showroom from the 5th to 8th September.
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Toshiba Machine to Launch New Bridge-Mill at IMTS

The IMTS show will be soon approaching and there are many new things to see. One of our longest established principals, Toshiba Machine, have announced their presence at the show and will be introducing their brand new bridge mill.
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Join Leader CNC and Gruppo Parpas at Farnborough International Airshow!

This July, the Farnborough International Airshow will take place with many interesting things to see, together with the opportunity to discuss your requirements with various suppliers.
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FAT Haco New Machines & Sales

This summer FAT Haco announced completion of two special projects – a slant-bed FTM 1000 x 7500 and a three-shear TUR 3MN 1300 x 4000.
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FAT HACO - Ubroek about TUR MN: We know we made the right choice!

FAT Haco have recently installed a large TUR MN CNC lathe at Ubroek in the Netherlands, who have been machining for over 50 years. Ubroek has many other machines within the company and manufacture for many industries.
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KDM – Focusing On The Core Of Productivity!

KDM’s philosophy is to manufacture a range of machine tools by ‘focusing on the core of productivity'. The range of vertical turning and milling centres with fixed or elevating crossrails have been designed for maximum metal removal to extremely high accuracy at an affordable cost.
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Europe Main Dealer For Toshiba Machine With 30 Years Experience!

Toshiba Machine, established in 1938, is Leader CNC Technologies oldest principal. With its own foundry, large machine shop, electronics division and assembly bays, Toshiba can manufacture everything from start to finish – making all machine tools unique.
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Gruppo Parpas Install Four Gantry Milling Machines

Gruppo Parpas, one of Leader CNC Technologies major and successful principals, has devoted and manufactured many of its machine tools to the aerospace, energy and automotive industries.
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The FFG DMC Range helping the Automotive Industry!

Since 1944, FFG DMC has been delivering high quality, high productivity and high performance machine tools. The range of machine tools includes CNC horizontal and vertical turning centres, vertical machining centres and high speed drill/tap machines.
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Kitamura Mytrunnion 4G’s Arrived This Week!

This week, two newly developed Kitamura Mytrunnion-4G 5-axis vertical machining centres have been delivered into our Nuneaton showroom. The 4G machine is ideal for high precision 5-axis machining, with the sliding overhead doors providing easy access for loading and unloading of workpieces up to a diameter of Ø550mm, 400mm high and weighing up to 200kg.
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FAT Haco’s Newest Machine FTM 700 x 7100 Lathe & TUR 3MN!

This year FAT Haco are continuing to grow their range of machine tools with even more quality, innovation and high precision. The successful completion of one of their latest machine tools, an FTM 700 x 7100 slant-bed lathe, was announced by FAT Haco earlier this month.
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KDM Offering a Fantastic Range of Vertical Turning & Milling Machines!

KDM philosophy is to manufacture their range of machine tools by “Focusing on the core of productivity”. Their range of vertical turn and mill centres are of a high performance, accuracy and precision and offer fixed or elevating crossrails. The crossrails have been designed for maximum metal removal to an extremely high accuracy at an affordable cost.
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FFG DMC presents its manufacturing solutions at SIMTOS 2016

Among the fifteen machine tools from the FFG Group exhibited at SIMTOS on its 810M² stand, ten DMC products feature prominently for the ever growing automotive and other engineering markets.
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Toshiba’s Brand New Horizontal Milling & Boring Machine

This spring, Toshiba released their newest horizontal milling and boring machine, BSF-150C. The new model has been re-engineered for improvements in performance and flexibility, offering many advantages for machining medium to large sized components.
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FAT Haco Improve and Simplify TUR PMN

This spring, FAT Haco manufactured a relatively small TUR PMN CNC lathe equipped with a large Ø190mm spindle bore and a double spindle nose, features ideal for processing and supporting long heavy shafts.
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Gruppo Parpas Helps Manufacturer Fighter Jet Parts!

Lockheed Martin, a major manufacturer of fighter jet components, has selected and installed Gruppo Parpas machines linked with a Fastems system for machining of F-35 Lightning 2 fuselage parts.
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FAT Haco Offer More Production Solutions!

Last month, FAT Haco showed off a great range of products at METAV – Germany, see the video below for more information;
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Kitamura to launch more high precision machine tool

At a Dealers Seminar recently held in Dusseldorf, Kitamura Machinery announced a great range of new and improved machine tools to be introduced throughout this year. The following nine machine tools will be added to the existing range - Mycenter HX400G, Mycenter HX800G, Mytrunnion 7G, Bridgecenter 8G, Bridgecenter 12G, Mycenter 4XiD, Mycenter 2XD SP, Mycenter 3XT and Mycenter 500G.
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